[aur-general] dpkg outdated - orphan request

Stefan Husmann stefan-husmann at t-online.de
Tue Feb 9 19:57:41 EST 2010

Am 10.02.2010 01:03, schrieb Christian Scharkus:
> Hi.
> I informed the maintainer of the dpkg package yesterday via mail that
> his package is outdated and he should update it.
> I flagged the package itself as outdated, too.
> I haven't received an answer yet but someone removed the flag from the
> package. The package itself is a depency of another outdated package
> (debhelper).
> The packages can't be build because the sauce isn't on the servers
> anymore and the maintainer of debhelper is unable to update his
> PKGBUILD because of dpkg as missing dep.
> So I request to orphan the dpkg package in order to enable myself to update it.
> Thanks and Greetings
> Christian Scharkus


normally I would say that one day is too short to expect answers. But if
the maintainer has the time to unflag his package, he should also have the
time to drop a short remark why he did so or why he does not want to update.

So, orphaning.

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